Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Amendment of Law and Order No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2023


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Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Amendment of Law and Order No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2023

Made                                                                                                 11th September 2023

Coming into force                                                                         18th September 2023

THE MINISTER FOR EXTERNAL RELATIONS makes this Order under Articles 2A(11) and 3 of the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 –

Part 1

Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 amended

1        Article 2A (meaning of “owned”, “held”, “controlled”, “directly” and “indirectly”) of the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 amended

In Article 2A of the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Jersey) Law 2019 –

(a)     in paragraph (4), for “if any or all” there is substituted “if one or both”;

(b)     paragraph (5) is deleted;

(c)     in paragraph (6), for “second condition” there is substituted “first condition”;

(d)     in paragraph (7), for “third condition” there is substituted “second condition”.

Part 2

Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Implementation of External Sanctions) (Jersey) Order 2021 amended

2        Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Implementation of External Sanctions) (Jersey) Order 2021 amended

This Part amends the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Implementation of External Sanctions) (Jersey) Order 2021.

3        Article 4 (offences of contravention of certain implemented provisions other than asset-freezes) amended

In Article 4(2)(c)(i), for “given effect by paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 3” there is substituted “given effect by paragraph A1(2) or 4(2) of Schedule 3”.

4        Article 5 (licences in relation to implemented provisions other than asset-freezes) amended

In Article 5(5)(a), for “given effect by paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 3” there is substituted “given effect by paragraph A1(2) or 4(2) of Schedule 3”.

5        Schedule 1 (UK sanctions instruments implemented) amended

In the table in Schedule 1, in column 5 of the row labelled “Belarus”, for “paragraph A1(a)” there is substituted “paragraph A1(1)(a)”.

6        Schedule 3 (special provisions) amended

(1)     This Article amends Schedule 3.

(2)     In the heading to paragraph A1 (Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: shipping and aircraft) for “shipping and aircraft” there is substituted “shipping and aircraft, and general licences”.

(3)     In paragraph A1 –

(a)     the existing text is renumbered as sub-paragraph (1);

(b)     after sub-paragraph (1) as renumbered, there is inserted –

“(2)    A general licence granted in the UK under the UK Belarus Regulations (a “UK Belarus general licence”) has effect in Jersey in the same manner as a general licence granted by the Minister under Article 5 of this Order or Article 16 of the Law.

(3)     If a UK Belarus general licence that has effect under sub-paragraph (2) is subject in the UK to a condition imposed under the UK Belarus Regulations, that condition has effect in Jersey in the same manner as a condition imposed by the Minister on a general licence under Article 5(2) of this Order and Article 16(3)(c) of the Law.

(4)     Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) apply –

(a)     subject to any modification necessary for the licence or condition to have effect in Jersey;

(b)     despite Article 3(3A), Article 5(2) and paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 2; and

(c)     except to the extent that the Minister –

(i)      grants a general licence under Article 5 of this Order or Article 16 of the Law in which a provision of the UK Belarus general licence is expressly modified or disapplied, or

(ii)      publicises a notice that disapplies the UK Belarus general licence, by taking steps equivalent to those required by Article 16(5)(b) of the Law for revocation of a general licence granted by the Minister.”.

(4)     In the heading to paragraph 4 (Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: shipping and aircraft, and general licences not relating to asset-freezes) “not relating to asset-freezes” is deleted.

(5)     In paragraph 4 –

(a)     for sub-paragraph (2) there is substituted –

(b)     in sub-paragraph (3) for “UK general licence, that has effect under paragraph (2),” there is substituted “UK Russia general licence that has effect under sub-paragraph (2)”;

(c)     in sub-paragraph (4) –

(i)      clause (b) is deleted,

(ii)      for clause (d)(i) there is substituted –

“(i)     grants a general licence under Article 5 of this Order or Article 16 of the Law in which a provision of the UK Russia general licence is expressly modified or disapplied, or”,

(iii)     in clause (d)(ii) for “UK general licence” there is substituted “UK Russia general licence”.

Part 3

Final Provisions

7        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Sanctions and Asset-Freezing (Amendment of Law and Order No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2023 and comes into force 7 days after it is made.

Deputy I.J. Gorst of St. Mary, St. Ouen and St. Peter

for and on behalf of

Minister for External Relations

 


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